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Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Contracts (2017 Reissue)

This title delivers a clear understanding with a straightforward narrative of the law explaining key elements, outlining basic principles and shedding light on a wide variety of important principles.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433493006

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The law of contracts is one of the bedrocks of the common law, and issues of offer, acceptance, breach and remedy run through virtually every field of legal practice. This makes a clear understanding of the application of contract law a definite prerequisite for every lawyer.

Authoritatively crafted, newly revised and co-authored by one of Canada's leading scholars on the topic, the Halsbury's Contracts (2017 Reissue) title delivers that understanding with a straightforward narrative of the law – explaining key elements, outlining basic principles and shedding light on a wide variety of important principles. It is a valuable resource that is especially helpful for those who are seeking a solid and thoughtful grounding in contract law that addresses the black letter law while illuminating the subtle nuances that arise out of it. Topics covered in this unique reference include:

  • Offer and acceptance
    • Special cases
    • Indefiniteness
    • Protection of the negotiating process
  • Enforcement of contracts
    • Generally
    • Consideration
    • Formality – contracts under seal
    • Reliance
  • Third Party Beneficiary Rule
  • Legal and equitable assignment
  • Formal requirements for contracts
  • Statute of Frauds considerations
  • Contractual capacity
  • Contractual interpretation
  • Consent
  • Conditions
    • General considerations
    • Express and implied conditions
  • Remedies
  • Common law and statutory illegality
  • And much more

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Table of contents

I. Introduction
II. Offer and Acceptance
III. Criteria of Enforcement
IV. Third Party Beneficiary Rule
V. Assignment
VI. Formal Requirements
VII. Capacity to Consent
VIII. Interpretation of Contracts
IX. Excuses for Contractual Obligations
X. Conditions
XI. Remedies for Breach of Contract
XII. Illegality